Monthly Archives: January 2013

Upsolar’s Tigo-Integrated Smart Modules Now Available for UK Solar Market

MCS-certified product now offered through Ecolution Products Upsolar, a leading international provider of solar PV modules, today announced the UK availability of its smart modules powered by Tigo Energy. The product is currently available through Upsolar distribution partner Ecolution, a local PV service provider with nearly two decades of experience in the UK renewables market. […]

Funding Opportunity Announcement: Advanced Biomass Feedstock Logistics Systems II

On January 28, the Energy Department announced about $6 million available for projects that will develop and demonstrate supply chain technologies to affordably deliver commercial-scale lignocellulosic biomass feedstocks to biorefineries across the country. This funding opportunity will focus on developing new logistics strategies and technologies that address key challenges in large-scale biomass feedstock logistics, such […]

Yingli Green Energy Joins WWF’s Climate Savers Program

First Chinese company and first PV manufacturer in the Climate Savers family Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”) is a leading solar energy company and one of the world’s largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand “Yingli Solar”. In a statement released […]

Ecotality and SEARS expand Relationship, unveil Electric Vehicle Chargers in Tennessee and Arizona

ECOtality, Inc., a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies (NASDAQ:ECTY), and Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) recently expanded their relationship and also unveiled the first Blink® Direct Current (DC) Fast Charger stations at several Sears stores in Tennessee and Arizona. These stations enable Sears customers to charge an electric vehicle battery up to 80 […]

Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) Case Study Examines Plan for Transforming Brooklyn’s Broadway Triangle into Hub for Green Job Creation, Renewable & Efficient Energy and Affordable Housing

  Case Study Calls for Greater Investments in Local Innovation to Fight Climate Change The Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) released today the second installment in its series of case studies examining how local communities are creating local solutions to fight climate change. In the second case study, Broadway Triangle: Multi-racial Efforts Towards a Sustainable Neighborhood, CSI examines […]

NREL Acquires Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicles from Toyota to Support Hydrogen Infrastructure, Production, and Vehicle Performance Studies

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently received four fuel cell hybrid vehicles – advanced (FCHV-adv) on loan from Toyota through a two-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement. These vehicles will help NREL enhance its research related to hydrogen fueling infrastructure, renewable hydrogen production, and vehicle performance. “We’re looking at […]

Ram Power announces a Corporate Reorganization and Strategic Initiatives to Enhance Long-Term Cash Flow and Shareholder Value

Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) (“Ram Power” or the “Company”), a renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, announced a corporate reorganization and strategic initiatives to enhance long term cash flow and shareholder value. In January 2013, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) requested the Special Committee […]

Bergey, Pika Energy receive DOE distributed Wind Awards

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) awarded $150,000 each to Maine-based Pika Energy and Oklahoma-based Bergey Windpower Co. under its Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP) for distributed wind power. The CIP initiative is intended to expand and revitalize U.S. leadership in domestic and international distributed wind markets by helping U.S. manufacturers lower […]

Ormat Technologies, Inc. Announces Partnership Transaction of Eight Geothermal Power Plants Valued At Up To $44.4 Million

Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that Ormat Nevada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary (Ormat Nevada), and JPM Capital Corporation (JPM) entered into a tax equity partnership transaction involving eight geothermal power plants in California and Nevada. Under the transaction, Ormat Nevada transferred the plants into a new subsidiary, ORTP, LLC (ORTP), and sold an […]

Capstone Receives Orders for $2.9 Million From German Distributor E-Quad Power Systems

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received new orders in January from its German distributor E-Quad Power Systems GmbH. The orders include two C1000 packages, one C200, 14 C65s and four C30s, totaling approximately $2.9 million in product expected to ship in […]